Category Archives: Local News

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01 Jun
0

Cllr Tranter’s Rochester Update 01-06-2018

Parking central Rochester As you know, I have been anxious to get additional parking for central Rochester to cater for growth, and the new road area for coach parking is not ideal. A feasibility study is now under way, and ...

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01 Mar
0

Waste Services Update

With the weather causing serious disruption to all waste services, the Council has provided the following update as of 10.00 am Thursday 1 March Household Waste Recycling Centres – located at Cuxton, Capstone and Hoath Way are all closed until ...

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Alan Kew
24 Jan
2

Rochester and Strood by-election will be contested by Alan Kew

Rochester and Strood Conservatives have selected Borstal resident Alan Kew, to contest the Rochester West by-election on Thursday 8 March called following the resignation of Kelly Tolhurst MP as the ward councillor. Kelly’s promotion to the Government Whips Office meant ...

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Arrival at Medway Archives
16 Jan
0

Cllr Steve Iles Celebrates New Arrival at Medway Archives

Cllr Steve Iles recently featured in the Strood and Hoo Peninsula Times when he visited the Medway Archives in Bryant Road, Strood. Steve was there to celebrate the arrival of a model Shorts Brothers composite aircraft from Gun Wharf – ...

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Kelly Tolhurst MP
12 Jan
1

Kelly Tolhurst Resigns as Rochester West Councillor

This week the Prime Minister delivered a reshuffle of her government team, and I was extremely honoured to have been asked to join her team as a Government Whip. After discussions with colleagues and residents it is clear I am ...

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Refuse Collections
19 Dec
0

Medway Council Christmas Bin Collections 2017

Below you can find the Christmas bin collections for the whole Medway area over the Christmas and New Year of 2017/18. Christmas revised collections Normal Collection day Revised collection day Monday 25th December Wednesday 27th December Tuesday 26th December Wednesday 27th December Wednesday 27th December ...

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23 Nov
0

Budget Statement from the Chancellor of the Exchequer

Yesterday we released the Autumn Budget. This is a Budget for Britain that backs families and businesses. We’re tackling the cost of living by boosting your pay and cutting your taxes. We’re investing in skills and infrastructure by spending more ...

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Cllrs Steve and Josie Iles at the Station
22 Sep
0

Regeneration at Strood Station

Councillors Steve Iles and Jane Chitty of Strood North, and Councillor Josie Iles of Strood South, were delighted with the progress being made by regeneration works taking place at Strood Station. The Conservatives’ longstanding commitment to regeneration across Medway saw ...

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Rochester and Strood Employment Stats Sept 2017
14 Sep
1

Rochester and Strood Unemployment Figures

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Trevor and Sylvia with Kent Wildlife Trust team at Tyland Barn
31 Aug
0

Kent Wildlife Trust

The Rochester South and Horsted ward councillors met up with representatives from Kent Wildlife Trust at Tyland Barn to talk about opportunities to improve the green spaces in the ward. The meeting followed an introduction from The Horsted Valley summit ...

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